Our Physiotherapists work with patients to deliver the most suitable treatment for an injury or condition to gain as much movement and physical independence as possible so they can resume their normal job or lifestyle.

Physiotherapists assess, diagnose and treat people with movement problems. They also deliver patient education and help people avoid injuries and maintain a fit, healthy body.

Our Physiotherapists provide services to all clinical divisions of the hospital.

Referrals

A GP referral is required to attend this clinic.

The Direct Access Unit welcomes phone enquiries. To discuss referrals (potential or existing) please contact (03) 8387 2333.

Referrals are triaged depending on priority. Emergency cases can present to the Emergency and Trauma Service at any time.

To refer a patient, complete and fax your referral to Direct Access Unit on (03) 8387 2217

You can use the following forms or a template from your own system.

Referrals should include:

  • patient details including address, date of birth and contact phone numbers

  • the reason for referral

  • relevant clinical history for the patient
  • list of current medications
  • any risks to clients or staff
  • the name of the consultant (for Medicare clinics)

  • your details and provider number (if applicable)
  • TAC or WorkCover claim details